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CHEESE & WINE EXPERT: Discovering Food And Craving Adventure Led To Career Change

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Discovering food and craving adventure led this teacher to becoming a cheese and wine expert.

Degree: Education - English Language and Literature
Job Title: Cheese and Wine Expert

Job Summary: Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Job Description

Food and beverage serving and related workers perform a variety of customer service, food preparation, and cleaning duties in full-service restaurants, casual dining eateries, and other eating and drinking places. Food and beverage serving and related workers are employed in restaurants, schools, hospitals, cafeterias, and other dining places.

On-the-Job Training

Short-term on-the-job training

Additional Info

Advancement opportunities are often limited to those who remain on the job for a long period of time. After gaining experience, some dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers may advance into jobs as a waiter, waitress, or bartender.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$10,000 - $30,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
5 to 15 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Irregular, Part-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Hospital / Clinic, Indoor, Outdoor
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
People skills, Strength/stamina, Teamwork

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
High school degree
Recommended majors
Recommended Majors
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m='12610'>and</span> <span m='12740'>cheese</span> <span m='12930'>pairing.</span> <span m='13730'>But</span> <span m='13840'>this</span> <span m='14060'>shop,</span> <span m='14390'>if</span> <span m='14500'>you</span> <span m='14630'>look</span> <span m='14810'>around,</span> <span m='15300'>also</span> <span m='15640'>has</span> <span m='15980'>other</span> <span m='16450'>epicurean</span> <span m='16820'>goods.</span> <span m='18720'>How</span> <span m='18880'>did</span> <span m='19040'>I</span> <span m='19180'>come</span> <span m='19480'>to</span> <span m='19600'>this</span> <span m='20220'>path?</span> </p><p><span m='21410'>I</span> <span m='21530'>was</span> <span m='21690'>a</span> <span m='21730'>schoolteacher.</span> <span m='23180'>I</span> <span m='23310'>majored</span> <span m='23450'>in</span> <span m='23740'>English</span> <span m='24300'>in</span> <span m='24510'>college.</span> <span m='25630'>And</span> <span m='26180'>I</span> <span m='26370'>was</span> <span m='26530'>very</span> <span m='26720'>successful</span> <span m='27450'>for</span> <span m='27610'>a</span> <span m='27660'>while.</span> <span m='28080'>But</span> <span m='28230'>I</span> <span m='28300'>feel</span> <span m='28740'>like,</span> <span m='29020'>as</span> <span m='29210'>a</span> <span m='29250'>human</span> <span m='29560'>being,</span> <span m='29880'>I like</span> <span m='30303'>to evolve.</span> <span m='31149'>And</span> <span m='31572'>now that</span> <span m='31995'>I'm</span> <span m='32420'>older,</span> <span m='32830'>this</span> <span m='33040'>is</span> <span m='33190'>decidedly</span> <span m='33680'>a</span> <span m='33910'>more</span> <span m='34430'>\"chill\"</span> <span m='35050'>position.</span> </p><p><span m='36700'>I've</span> <span m='36880'>done</span> <span m='37110'>the</span> <span m='37210'>hectic</span> <span m='37810'>stuff.</span> <span m='42117'>I've</span> <span m='42570'>imparted</span> <span m='43610'>my</span> <span m='43840'>knowledge</span> <span m='44510'>onto</span> <span m='44860'>people</span> <span m='45520'>because</span> <span m='45890'>I've</span> <span m='46020'>had</span> <span m='46490'>some,</span> <span m='47445'>I've</span> <span m='47730'>gained</span> <span m='48110'>some</span> <span m='48440'>through</span> <span m='48950'>education</span> <span m='49305'>of my</span> <span m='49660'>own.</span> <span m='50060'>So</span> <span m='50460'>I've</span> <span m='50710'>done</span> <span m='50940'>that.</span> <span m='51760'>Now,</span> <span m='52080'>it's</span> <span m='52310'>time</span> <span m='52620'>for</span> <span m='52820'>just</span> <span m='53100'>eating</span> <span m='53380'>adventure</span> <span m='54628'>and</span> <span m='55460'>discovering</span> <span m='55730'>food</span> <span m='56430'>and</span> <span m='56730'>pairing.</span> </p><p><span m='58150'>And</span> <span m='58410'>what</span> <span m='58700'>did</span> <span m='59120'>I</span> <span m='59330'>wish</span> <span m='59770'>when</span> <span m='60020'>I</span> <span m='60160'>started</span> <span m='60750'>this?</span> <span m='63470'>What</span> <span m='63640'>I</span> <span m='63730'>wanted</span> <span m='64330'>was</span> <span m='64680'>to</span> <span m='65470'>keep</span> <span m='65730'>developing</span> <span m='66005'>as</span> <span m='66280'>a</span> <span m='66300'>human</span> <span m='66690'>being</span> <span m='67090'>with</span> <span m='67590'>food.</span> <span m='68490'>And</span> <span m='69270'>with</span> <span m='69560'>food</span> <span m='69800'>because</span> <span m='70480'>with</span> <span m='70900'>food,</span> <span m='72620'>they</span> <span m='72770'>come</span> <span m='73030'>from</span> <span m='73260'>all</span> <span m='73770'>regions</span> <span m='74370'>in</span> <span m='74530'>the</span> <span m='74680'>world.</span> <span m='75280'>It</span> <span m='75480'>makes</span> <span m='75830'>me</span> <span m='76050'>aware</span> <span m='76440'>of</span> <span m='76570'>other</span> <span m='76890'>regions</span> <span m='77360'>in</span> <span m='77490'>the</span> <span m='77640'>world.</span> <span m='78090'>Since</span> <span m='78460'>then</span> <span m='78780'>I've</span> <span m='78940'>studied</span> <span m='79350'>languages,</span> <span m='80490'>which</span> <span m='80730'>is</span> <span m='80880'>an</span> <span m='80970'>incidental</span> <span m='82250'>occurrence</span> <span m='82685'>in</span> <span m='83120'>my</span> <span m='83850'>pursuit</span> <span m='84290'>of</span> <span m='85102'>food</span> <span m='85510'>and</span> <span m='85740'>their</span> <span m='86490'>origins.</span> <span m='87950'>So</span> <span m='89670'>I</span> <span m='89740'>think</span> <span m='90010'>it's</span> <span m='90250'>something</span> <span m='90960'>one</span> <span m='91260'>can</span> <span m='91560'>do.</span> 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